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GIS Engineer

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Kifisia
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Kifisia

Are you ready for the next step in your career? Do you want a role where your GIS expertise is truly recognised and you get to take on real responsibility?

Sword Services Greece S.A. (Athens) is looking for a GIS Programmer! You have an amazing opportunity to work in a multinational fast-paced environment, in an IT company, offering services to most of the European Commission Institutions and European Agencies through multi-year contracts.

You will have the chance to join the newly established GIS team in Athens, to work closely with other competent GIS professionals from other countries and to contribute with your knowledge and experience in the implementation of highly visible and critical GIS projects of the European Union.

What you will do...

  • Production, maintenance and evolution of software, scripts, libraries, programs and code related to various activities, such as geospatial data management, spatial analysis, cartography and map production with high level of automation and reproducibility.
  • Development of stand-alone tools, Graphical User Interfaces and deployment of existing GIS processes as web services.
  • Drafting technical documentation.
  • Drafting user requirements, technical specifications and other technical reports, papers and presentations.
  • Participate in internal and external meetings and workshops for training or support

What is your education and experience...

  • University degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or similar
  • Professional experience related to the development of GIS software tools, acquired during the last 10 years
  • Good knowledge of the design and development of tools for ArcGIS desktop or other GIS software
  • Good knowledge of the design and development of web and multi-tier web GIS applications
  • Map viewer development for web browsers and mobile platforms: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JavaScript map viewer frameworks (e.g. OpenLayers, leaflet, d3, ArcGIS API for JavaScript, ArcGIS API for Flex) is desirable
  • Server-side development (e.g. J2EE, WebLogic, tomcat, eclipse, node.js, wildfly) is desirable
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and verbally)

Personal Characteristics…

  • Able to build effective and collaborative relationships
  • Organised and self-driven with strong sense of responsibility
  • Proactive approach to communicating and sharing knowledge
  • Ability to work effectively & efficiently with various diverse work teams
  • Customer centric mindset
  • Time management skills

What we offer to you…

  • Opportunity to work in some of the largest GIS projects of the European Commission
  • The chance to continuously evolve as a professional, coupled with a variety of training opportunities
  • Relevant career opportunities to get you where you want to be, with the technical knowledge you need
  • Continuous development opportunities – because we want you to thrive
  • Sword Services Greece wants you to have a balance between work and private life by offering flexible hours, days of home working, and an informal no-nonsense environment
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Benefits include ticket restaurant vouchers, personal insurance package, company car, etc.

Applications must be in the English language

Great Place to Work

  • Meal Vouchers

  • Private Medical Insurance plan

  • Private Pension plan

  • Company car leasing

  • Competitive salary

  • Fast-growing company

  • Opportunities for career growth

About the company

At SWORD Services Greece we believe in innovation; challenging ideas and discovering new ways of doing business. We are looking for people whose ideas and vision can shape our company’s success.

We are constantly growing and we look for people who want to grow with us, who want to be part of a friendly and supportive environment and who want to be part in a team of like-minded colleagues, passionate about delivering excellence.

We value open and clear communication and transparency in our everyday interactions and we act as ONE team since we want everyone to feel they are part of a big family that grows and succeeds!

Eliza Liaskou | Contact Person

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